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literature and language professor

Paula Smith Allen, American literature and language professor. Achievements include research in North America and South America literatures, education. Member Westside Heritage Association, Durant, Oklahoma, 1999—2006; Member of College English Association, National Council Teachers English.

Background

Allen, Paula Smith was born on February 10, 1951 in Beckham County, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Emit Smith and Mildred Florence Bradley.

Education

Master of Arts in English Studies, W. Texas State University, Canyon,, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 1997.

Career

Teacher Eagle Pass (Texas) Indiana School District, 1975—1992. Visiting professor Angelo State University, San Angelo, 1997—1998. Professor english Southeast Oklahoma State University, Durant, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in North America and South America literatures, education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (monograph) Metamorphosis and the Emergence of the Feminine, (book chapter) Identity and the Teaching of Diversity, Summer's Lightning: Olive Senior's Jamaican Redemption.

Membership

Member Westside Heritage Association, Durant, Oklahoma, 1999—2006. Member of College English Association, National Council Teachers English.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, travel.

Connections

Married Robert John Allen, October 21, 1967. Children: Sheila Marie, Jonathan David, Ana Lisa.

father:
Emit Smith

mother:
Mildred Florence Bradley

spouse:
Robert John Allen

child:
Sheila Marie Allen

child:
Jonathan David Allen

child:
Ana Lisa Allen